The police in Ebonyi state have arrested a 50-year-old man, Cyril Oko, for stabbing his 25-year-old neighbor, Peter Nkwuda, to death on Monday February 4th.
According to the police, the deceased and the suspect stay in Oroke Onuoha area of Ebonyi Local Government Area of the state.
Trouble started when Peter started playing music from his room, raising the volume very high to the discomfort of his other neighbors. The suspect it was said had gone to appeal to him to reduce the volume but he refused. An argument ensued which turned into a fight. Cyril stormed into his own apartment, came out with a knife and stabbed Peter who died instantly.
The matter was reported men of the Kpiripkiri Police Station who dispatched operatives to the scene of the incident to arrest Oko.
When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Loveth Odah, confirmed the incident and said the suspect would be arraigned in court after investigations have been completed.